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ShopRite's Green Team Works At Fairgate Farm In Stamford For Earth Day

ShopRite associates from the Grade A ShopRite of Commerce Street volunteered April 21 at Fairgate Farm, a community farm that provides free fruit and vegetables to Stamford residents, food banks and other groups.
ShopRite associates from the Grade A ShopRite of Commerce Street volunteered April 21 at Fairgate Farm, a community farm that provides free fruit and vegetables to Stamford residents, food banks and other groups. Photo Credit: ShopRite Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. -- ShopRite Stamford employees took part in Earth Day celebrations Thursday, April 21 by helping out at the Fairgate Farm in Stamford.

Street Green Team, along with ShopRite Dietitian Cora Ragaini, volunteered to help prep vegetable beds, nourish small plantings with fish food and work the dirt with the help of farmer Maxon Keating, who operates Fairgate.

Fairgate offers free nutrition and farming education to Stamford residents and donates organic produce to local shelters.

Many ShopRite stores have in-house associate “Green Teams” that are committed to finding innovative sustainable solutions in their stores and communities.

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